provides a host of targeted research and development activities to help
governments, policymakers, agricultural and horticultural businesses, farmers
and growers tackle the increase in risks and threats of key invertebrate pest challenges. Our scientific expertise and research cover the identification, risk assessment, monitoring and control
of the key pests including insects, mites, slugs and nematodes.
Our specialists can help you to detect, identify, monitor and control pests in growing crops and stored produce. Our work also includes research on pests, such as house flies, blow flies, midges and parasitic mites, as well as supporting the development of novel biological and chemical pesticides.